Samgyetang – chicken with ginseng

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Ease : 1
Cost : 2
Spicy :
People : 4
Baking :

Ingredients :

  • 1 chicken
  • 2 cups of sticky rice
  • 4 cups of water
  • 1 fresh ginseng root
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 whole ginger
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 20 jujubes

Preparation :

Drain the chicken and wash it properly.
Wash the glutinous rice until water runs clear and soak.
Wash and pit the jujubes. Peel the garlic and keep the whole.

Put the glutinous rice, garlic, jujubes and ginseng inside the chicken then
sew the body of the chicken with a twine so that the farce will not go out.
Tie the legs together and then to the body.

Pour four cups water in large saucepan, add salt and pepper then add chicken and minced ginger.

Boil for 40 minutes until cooked through.
Remove the twine and serve the chicken with the farce and broth into a large bowl.

Tips : According to the recipe, you can also add other herbs such as the gugija, Codonopsis pilosula (dangsam), and Angelique of China (danggwi).

Anecdotes : The Samgyetang is a dish best served the summer and especially during the three hottest days. This Korean recipe, which base is chicken is known to be invigorating and healthful. Ginseng is highly respected for his virtues.